Feb. 21 is Fat Tuesday, or Mardi Gras, traditionally the time to have one big ole party before the 40 days of Lent. If you're planning to celebrate, we have some tips on how to party in style, including a few cocktail recipes culled from around the web.
Whether it's Christmas and you're under the mistletoe or the clock is striking midnight on New Year's Eve, he'll want to kiss you if you mix up one of these recipes we just discovered.
A test for date rape drugs may soon be available so women can learn in real-time if their drinks have been spiked. All a boozer has to do is dip the test into the drink and the test tells you whether it's been roofied with either GHB or ketamine. The test works equally well on beer, cocktails, mocktails and soft drinks and allegedly has a 100 percent success rate. Date rape drug tests, created by Israeli scientists, should be commercially available in a year and a half.
I'm not a huge drinker, but there's something about the season that just makes me want to sit on the patio and sip a fun drink out of a pretty glass. Maybe it's the heat. Maybe it's the hours of sunlight. Maybe it's the abundance of fresh fruit and herbs. Maybe it's the fact that my kids are home from school. OK, so maybe there's no maybe about that one. It's the kids. They're driving me to drink. Here's what's in my glass ...